Crew Member on the Set of Tom Hanks' New Movie in Important Situation After Falling From Constructing


A 65-year-old man fell two tales from a constructing whereas on the set of Tom Hanks‘ untitled Mr. Rodgers movie in Pennsylvania.

The person, who has not been recognized, was a crew member of Hanks’ upcoming movie, PEOPLE confirms. Mt. Lebanon Chief of Police Aaron Lauth tells PEOPLE the manufacturing member was “taking a break” when he collapsed and fell from the balcony of the constructing.

“Principally, he seems to have suffered from a medical emergency whereas on the balcony,” Lauth says. “He was taking a break and smoking a cigarette when he fell.”

“He fell from the second story of the constructing. Different crew members have been contained in the constructing, however not on the balcony. They seen he wasn’t there and noticed him down on the bottom,” he continues.

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“A medic was on the set and once they realized he wasn’t respiratory, they started to carry out CPR,” he says. “He was transported to a trauma hospital not too far-off. They’re making an attempt life-saving measures now.”

Lauth provides the person is in important situation.

Hanks, 62, was on set all through the day, Lauth says. It isn’t but clear if he was on set on the time.

A rep for the actor didn’t instantly reply for PEOPLE’s request for remark.  A spokesperson for Large Seashore Movies, the film’s manufacturing firm, additionally didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.

The Oscar winner made headlines in late September when Sony Footage launched the primary picture of the actor in costume as Fred Rodgers.

RELATED: Tom Hanks Is Fred Rogers in First Have a look at Film About Beloved TV Icon

He was pictured smiling fortunately on the digicam in a vivid crimson sweater pulled over a buttoned-up shirt and tie over khaki pants — the acquainted outfit Mr. Rogers is remembered for sporting.

The movie will concentrate on Rogers’ unlikely friendship with award-winning journalist Tom Junod, who obtained to know the tv persona whereas writing a 1998 profile on the star for Esquire journal.

The movie will hit theaters Oct. 2019.

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